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Region can't join other cities in hiking minimum wage

Region can't join other cities in hiking minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS | As cities across the country increase the minimum wage businesses must pay their employees, Northwest Indiana communities won't be joining the trend — it's illegal.

June 18, 2014 5:30 pm Related

Indiana set to dump Common Core education standards

INDIANAPOLIS | The state is poised to become an education island after the Republican-controlled Senate approved legislation Wednesday fully withdrawing Indiana from the Common Core standards used by 45 other states to define what students should learn at each grade level.

March 12, 2014 6:21 pm

EDITORIAL: Common Core delayed, but don't kill it

It's not unusual to hear students griping about the ISTEP, but when educators are complaining as well, it's time to take notice.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Leave Common Core Standards in place

Indiana state Sen. Scott Schneider's legislation to overturn the Indiana State Board of Education's decision to adopt the Common Core Standards must be defeated.

January 28, 2013 12:00 am

Bill would remove Indiana from national academic standards

State legislators' efforts to withdraw Indiana from the Common Core State Standards, a set of academic standards for students in kindergarten to 12th grade, are ill-advised, several local educators said.

January 19, 2013 9:30 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Cat and mouse with Pence on his moral agenda

BRIAN HOWEY: Cat and mouse with Pence on his moral agenda

The cat and mouse game of Mike Pence and the "moral" issues that have been a virtual trademark of his meteoric political career are now beginning to come forward in his gubernatorial campaign against Democrat John Gregg.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am

ANDREA NEAL: Redevelopment commissions can make debt soar

Carmel's Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors last weekend with a glamorous debut. Featuring Indiana limestone and Italian stone beneath a Palladio dome, the center will last 500 years or longer, its website says "creating a legacy that will be passed along to our children and gra…

February 03, 2011 12:00 am
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